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Old 03-07-2006, 07:46 AM   #1
Kevin McKay
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Besides situps what other core exercises can be done safely every day? Plank? Back extension?

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Old 03-07-2006, 08:36 AM   #2
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Remember that all muscles need recovery time and the "core" muscles are no different in that respect. Listen to your body and give it the rest it needs but don't be a wimp either. Its a difficult balance but when you get it right you'll know.
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Old 03-07-2006, 09:51 AM   #3
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Any exercise can be done safely every day. You have to work up to it and really cut back on the intensity and volume, but it's possible. This includes exercises like deadlifts, pullups, L-holds, and overhead squats which are all great "core" exercises.

But, just because it is possible doesn't mean you should do it. What are your goals? Why do you want to train the same "core" exercises everyday?
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Old 03-07-2006, 10:01 AM   #4
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A little bit on a tangent, but as far as working core/abs I've found I can totally trash my abs at a much higher frequency than I can other muscle groups. Recovery seems to be faster. Other folks have this experience?
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Old 03-07-2006, 11:47 AM   #5
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I tend to recover quickly from bodyweight exercises: pullups, dips, squats, situps, & backext. it may not be a coincidence that these are the elements of the CF warm-up.
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Old 03-07-2006, 04:46 PM   #6
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i'll echo John Messano's response.
Non-ballistic bdwt exercises done in submaximal fashion.

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